Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Formerly the Monterey Institute of International Studies


We offer a wide variety of scholarship opportunities for our master's and bachelor's degree programs. These opportunities include merit scholarships, summer language scholarships and scholarships through our partners, such as the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, City Year, Fulbright, JET and more!

MIIS Merit Scholarships

Merit Scholarships at MIISBoth U.S. and international students are eligible for Merit Scholarships. You will automatically be considered for a merit scholarship, if you're admitted to one of our master's and bachelor's degree programs. No additional application materials are required. Start your application today!

Apply by the Next Scholarship Deadline

Spring 2016 Admission

For Spring 2016 admission, apply by the next scholarship deadline:

  • August 15th: Priority Decision
  • October 1st: Regular Decision

Summer Language Scholarships

Want to learn a new language or improve your language skills before starting your master’s or bachelor’s program? If you’re admitted to MIIS and are required or would like to enhance your language skills during the summer, we encourage you to learn more about our summer language scholarships »

Scholarships through Partnerships

If you are affiliated with or are an alumni of one of the programs below, you may receive preferential consideration for a Merit Scholarship. Please explore the links below for instructions, which may include submitting a separate written statement to confirm affiliation.

Fulbright Program

Alumni of the Fulbright Program are eligible, including both U.S. and international students.

JET Program

Alumni of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program are eligible.

Peace Corps: Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) are eligible for a minimum scholarship of $16,000 per year.

Peace Corps Master's International

Combine your master's program with Peace Corps service to receive a scholarship covering at least 50% of tuition your final semester.


Rotary International

Two Rotary Scholars are selected annually for a minimum scholarship of $12,000 per year.

World Teach

Alumni of World Teach programs around the world are eligible.

City Year

Alumni, staff and corps members of City Year are eligible for a scholarship covering at least 25% of tuition per year.


Alumni of Americorps VISTA, NCCC and State & National programs are eligible. Segal Education Award matching available.

Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS)

Members of BGS are eligible for a scholarship between $12,000 and $16,000 per year for our One-Year MBA in Global Impact Management.

Teach for America

Alumni of Teach for America are eligible.




Alumni of Omprakash are eligible for a minimum scholarship of $10,000 per year.

The Language Flagship

Language Flagship students are eligible for a minimum scholarship of $16,000 per year.

UCLA Extension

UCLA Extension: Business Studies

Alumni of UCLA Extension are eligible for a minimum scholarship of $10,000 per year for our Fisher MBA in Global Impact Management.

Veterans' Benefits

Yellow Ribbon Program

Through the Yellow Ribbon Program, we provide full tuition coverage for up to 75 eligible veterans per academic year. We also give preferential consideration for Merit Scholarships for veterans who are not using veterans’ benefits to fund their master’s or bachelor’s programs at MIIS.

Outside Scholarships

Our Office of Student Financial Services maintains a list of Outside Scholarship Information to help you access additional financial resources. These organizations may provide scholarships, fellowships, and grants to students. We recommend that you research the organizations on this list, along with performing your own scholarship search, to see if you are eligible to apply. All questions regarding your eligibility for these scholarships should be directed toward the organization providing the scholarship.